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Healthy Alfredo

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Comfort Food Gets a Healthy Twist

Delicousness without the heavy cream!

Article by Jennifer Conforti

Photography by Chelle Parent

Originally published in River Oaks Lifestyle

Get the delicious taste of Fetuccini Alfredo without all the fat and calories! This makes for an easy weeknight dinner too.

1 lb low carb fetuccini

6 cups fresh cauliflower cut up into small peices

1 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth

2 Tbls extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic, chopped fine

3 Tbsp fresh Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup milk

Salt and pepper to taste

Heat chicken broth and cauliflower in large pot, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes til fork tender. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in small skillet over medium low heat and add garlic. Heat for 3-5 min until garlic is tender but not browned. Place all ingredients, including broth used to simmer, into a large blender and whir away until smooth. Cook and drain pasta add back to pot with as much "cauli-fredo" sauce as you like. Serve with toasted walnuts, roasted tomatoes and fresh basil.

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